ARUBA ACTIVITIES FOR LAND & SEA
A stay at Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort is what you make it. Lounge around on the beach all day long or fill each day to the brim with activities — we have something to fit your vacation style no matter what you want to do.
Arts & Crafts Market
Mondays at 4 p.m., Seabreeze Pool - Meet local merchants and artists and buys some great souvenirs!
Manager’s Cocktail Party
Tuesdays 5-6 p.m., Seabreeze Pool - Meet our General Manager and many of our Resort team while enjoying complimentary drinks and appetizers and live entertainment.
Thursdays 6:45 p.m., Next to the Beach Bar - Enjoy a great movie and popcorn!
Touch of Aruba Show
6:30 p.m.-9 p.m., Seabreeze Pool - Enjoy our Touch of Aruba show featuring live music and dancing and enjoy some great dinner specials at Seabreeze Restaurant & Sports Bar.
Water Sports & Diving in Aruba
One of the best things about our resort is the beach, located right across the street. Aruba is home to Druif Beach, Palm Beach and Eagle Beach, three of the most dazzling, white sand beaches in the Caribbean. Lay by the water on one of our complimentary beach chairs, seek some shade underneath a beach palapa, or go snorkeling to see what's beneath all that crystal blue water.
Explore the open water with non-motorized equipment rentals from our on-site water sports center operated by De Palm Tours. Here, you can rent catamarans, rafts, sunfish, and canoes or book snorkeling excursions, scuba diving trips, and windsurfing lessons.
For those feeling up to the challenge of windsurfing, Aruba’s constant 15-knot trade winds, numerous flat-water locations, and challenging wave conditions ensure the best experience for people of all skill levels. Our instructors teach novice windsurfers to take advantage of gentler winds while advanced students and experts can choose from many prime locations along the northern and southeastern coast of Aruba.
Scuba divers and snorkelers will delight in the many diving sites Aruba has to offer. Divers with Open Water Certification can go wall diving, reef diving, or explore wreckage from WWII. Snorkelers will be able to enjoy the beauty of coral formations closer to the surface, as well as wreck sites, thanks to visibility of up to 100’. An underwater oasis awaits you!
Aruba Golf Resort
If you prefer to stay dry, our resort has plenty to do on land as well. Play a round or two of golf at our very own golf course — The Links at Divi Aruba. This 9-hole golf course features numerous holes over water, ensuring a challenge for golfers of every skill level. In addition to golf, our active guests can play a few tennis games or attend weekly tennis clinics. We also host poolside games and beach walks every afternoon for the whole family to enjoy. Guests at Divi Village can also use the pools and amenities at Divi Dutch Village and Divi Aruba Phoenix!
One of the most exciting activities we offer can be found on our beach — our 30’ rock-climbing wall. Enjoy an exhilarating climb on Aruba’s only rock wall!
When you want to win big, visit Alhambra Casino, which is only a short distance from the resort. Alhambra Casino is open daily from 10 a.m.-4 a.m. and offers all the best casino gaming as well as a delicious dining and high-end shopping.
We'll Arrange Everything
At Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort, we’re THE Caribbean experts. We know everything about Aruba, so let us take out all the confusion by planning all your activities for you. Our full-service activities coordinator is here to ensure you have an unforgettable trip, whether you want to go on a snorkeling or biking tour, throw a beach party, cast your line during a deep sea fishing trip, or shop ’til you drop on a shopping excursion. We’ll take care of all the details while you enjoy the fun!
Contact us to find out more about all our resort and the island of Aruba has to offer you.
ACTIVITIES ON THE ISLAND
Breathtaking Beaches Aruba's Treasures
Aruba boasts numerous award-winning beaches with pristine, white sand and turquoise-blue water along a 7-mile strip on the west coast, all of which are open to the public. These areas are perfect for sunbathing, swimming, kite surfing, and other fun water sports like surfing, parasailing, waterskiing, tubing, and snorkeling.
Dining on Aruba
Aruba is also host to a fantastic array of restaurants. Whether you crave American comfort food or are in the mood for something unique and tropical, you’ll find it at the hundreds of restaurants on the island.
If you're looking to celebrate in a memorable setting with fantastic food, we suggest making a reservation at pureocean or Windows on Aruba. pureocean at Divi Aruba Phoenix Beach Resort is situated right on the sands of Palm Beach and features fine global cuisine with a Caribbean twist. Windows on Aruba offers the best farm-to-table, dock-to-dish cuisine in Aruba, perfectly prepared and artistically presented.
Drop by our newest Divi Dining outlet on Aruba, the Beach Bar! Located opposite Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort, this exciting beach front location serves innovating cocktails, great American snack food and live entertainment. Its beach front location is also one of the best sunset spots on the island. Open Daily 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Shopping on Aruba
Commemorate your journey to Aruba with souvenirs from the many shopping locations on the island. Aruba’s biggest shopping mall, Palm Beach Plaza, is open seven days a week and offers fabulous jewelry and fashion stores. Major luxury brands you’ll find here include Gucci, Cartier, Salvatore Feragamo, Mont Blanc, and Swarovski. In addition to shopping, the mall includes restaurants, bars, cafés, a food court, a live music venue, a bowling center, and a movie theater.
Aruba also features The Shops at Alhambra Bazaar. This late-night shopping spot is a favorite for locals and casino goers that need a break from the action. Located near Aruba's low-rise hotels, a variety of shops and boutiques offer wares from around the world. Cafes and an outdoor market provide rest stops for a cup of coffee at Juan Valdez Coffee Shop, or a bite to eat at Fusion. The renovated shopping area also includes clothes and gift stores, some fast food chains like Dunkin Donuts and Baskin-Robbins, a popular piano lounge called Fusion, a convenience store, and Shalom Body and Soul Spa, among other retailers and eateries.
Party on Aruba
Those in search of a hopping nightlife scene will certainly not be disappointed, as Aruba is home to many bars and clubs. From casual beach bars to high-end nightclubs, our cosmopolitan island has it all. Be sure to visit Bugaloe Beach Bar & Grill at De Palm Pier and Club Hipsz.
Getting Around the Island
Exploring Aruba is easy, as there are plenty of ways to get around. Utilize the inexpensive bus service that travels all along the Aruba hotel strip, or find a taxi service willing to take you anywhere you want to go. For those wishing to strike out on their own, car rentals are a convenient and affordable option.
California Lighthouse The Best View
For the best view of Aruba, visit the California Lighthouse. This old stone lighthouse is located in the Hudishibana area near the island’s northwestern tip. From the top, you’ll see Aruba’s western coastline of sandy beaches, rock coral shorelines, and the perfectly landscaped Tierra del Sol golf course. The California Lighthouse is a must see for any traveler to Aruba, especially at sunset. Be sure to make time for a romantic lunch or dinner at the el Faro Blanco restaurant.
Natural Pool Unforgettable Beauty
Travel to Aruba’s deserted coastline to discover the beauty of the Natural Pool. This unique formation of rock and volcanic stone circles a small depression, creating a tranquil pool. While here, you’ll also see water spraying over the rocks as the tide rushes to the shore. This area is inaccessible by car but you can get there by foot, horseback, or a 4x4 vehicle.
Butterfly Farm Nature's Wonder
Experience the beauty and diversity of nature at the Butterfly Farm. Open year-round, the Butterfly Farm features a tropical garden teeming with butterflies from around the globe. Observe and photograph these colorful and unusual creatures, watching as they transform from egg to caterpillar to chrysalis to butterfly. The farm features a café when you need to satisfy your hunger and a gift shop offering butterfly-themed souvenirs.
Historic Gold Mines Exciting Aruban Ruins
Strike it rich at the Historic Gold Mines! Kids of all ages will enjoy panning for gold and exploring the historic ruins of Aruba’s gold mines, which were excavated during the 1400s and 1500s.
De Palm Island The Perfect Family Day Trip
De Palm Island is the perfect day trip for families. This all-inclusive resort offers a water park, snorkeling, banana boat rides, and much more for you to enjoy. Spend the day exploring De Palm Island’s beaches, relaxing under the palapas, dining on a buffet or a la carte lunch, or drinking at the open bar. Guided snorkeling and scuba diving tours are the perfect way to see all the wonders of the turquoise waters. Your half- or full-day trip includes round-trip bus transportation to and from the hotel as well as the use of all facilities.
Alhambra Casino Try Your Luck
Try your luck at Alhambra Casino. Located a short, complimentary golf shuttle ride from Divi Village Golf & Beach Resort and Divi Dutch Village Resort, this grand casino is open daily from 10 a.m.-4 a.m. You’ll find world-class slot and table games here, as well as a shopping bazaar and a fabulous restaurant, The Cove.
Baby Beach True Caribbean Paradise
Find a true Caribbean beach paradise at Baby Beach. This beautiful half-moon sandy expanse is located in a calm lagoon with shallow waters and soft currents, making it perfect for families with children and snorkelers. If you ever tire of the warm, blue waters, you can grab refreshments or relax on a comfortable beach bed. A local dive shop is close by where you can rent snorkel and dive gear or dine at their bar and grill.
Arikok National Park Explore the Wilderness
Arikok National Park is Aruba’s national treasure and the perfect place to spend an entire day. For a small fee (which goes towards preserving the park and its inhabitants), you can explore this 7,907-acre park, observing indigenous animals who roam freely, fascinating flora and fauna, and interesting historical sites. There are also numerous caves with Arawak Indian drawings, including the Quadiriki, Fontein, and Huliba caves. You can venture through Arikok by car or go hiking, mountain biking, or horseback riding.